Royal Enfield Bullet 500 gains fuel injection in India

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Neelanjan Chakraborty, Motorcycle Nut, will ride, preferably race anything on two wheels!

The Royal Enfield Bullet is the world’s oldest continuous production model.

The 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 has been updated on the Indian website. Changes include hardware upgrade for BSIV compliance and new colour options.

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Grey front three quarter studio
The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 in 2017 gains fuel injection and a new colour option.

The 499 cc single cylinder mill, coupled to a 5-speed gearbox, is no longer carburetted. The air-cooled, fuel injected mill is capable of producing 27.2 bhp of maximum power at 5,250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. Both power and torque figures have experienced a minor increase.

The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 in India gets a 280 mm disc up front and a 153 mm drum brake in the rear. The international variant though gets a rear disc and ABS. Other features include a new grabrail and MRF Zapper tyres. The colour options include Marsh Grey, Forest Green and Black.

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The bike is suspended over standard 35 mm telescopic forks up front and twin shocks in the rear with 5-step adjustable preload. The 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 tips the scales at 194 kg and has can store 13.5-litre of petrol.

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Grey side left studio
The Royal Enfield Bullet 500’s 499 cc mill is capable of producing 27.2 bhp of maximum power and 41.3 Nm of peak torque.

Royal Enfield is yet to make a formal announcement on the 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500, and is expected to update us on the BSIV range in the next few days.

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